Dr.Aravind Srinivasan hails from the family of the great visionary Padmashree Dr.G.Venkatasamy who envisioned the Aravind Eye Care Unit, what it is today. An ophthalmologist by profession, his passion for management drove Dr.Aravind to do an MBA at the University of Mr. Aravind Srinivasan Michigan, Ann Arbor USA. He became an able administrator of the organization and brought about changes to the various facets of the organization that has grown into a network of eye hospitals, that also provides treatment at free costs or steeply subsidized costs. As a clinician, Dr.Aravind holds a record of a high volume surgeon performing over 2500 cataract surgeries in the year 2014-2015.
His personal skills as a leader include teaching, training & mentoring. He has been instrumental in encouraging innovations, the building of new projects and ensuring growth in service care; keeping up with the ‘Aravind Model’ of high volume, high quality, and affordable cost eye care to the developing nation. He is the first life member of INTACH Madurai chapter who later became an EC member and along with his wife Dr. Haripriya has supported the chapters’ activities greatly in many ways. Above all, his positive energy and moral support that he extends to each and every activity of INTACH are greatly appreciated.